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2017 Work Ethic Scholarship Announcement

For the last several weeks, The mikeroweWORKS Foundation has been evaluating a towering pile of applications for this year’s Work Ethic Scholarship Program. I’m happy to say the selection process is finally complete. I’m even happier to announce that we’ll be able to assist more individuals this year than ever before. Thanks to the incredible…


Ricky Gunderson – mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship

Ricky Gunderson WES Success Story

Ricky Grunderson grew up in the quiet town of Kane, Pennsylvania. As a kid he loved being outdoors. It didn’t matter what Ricky was doing, if he was outside, he was happy. Things changed in the 4th grade. Ricky seemed to always have a cold or flu. He lost weight, became lethargic, and appeared jaundiced….


Andrei Muntean – Work Ethic Scholarship Winner & New Certified Electrical Tech


Seven years before Andrei Muntean was born, his grandparents immigrated to the United States from Arad, Romania. Andrei’s parents remained in Romania with the hope that one day, they would follow. When Andrei was 4, his father went to the American embassy in Bucharest and applied for a visa to join his parents. That was…


Michael McCrain mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship Recipient – Future Auto Shop Owner


Michael McCrain just plain loves cars. It started when he was 7 years old. Many hours were spent sitting in his grandfather’s driveway watching Pop-Pop and his Uncle Jamie work on cars. They would fix their own cars, friends’ cars, and neighbors’ cars. Mike would watch, ask questions, and sometimes help – mostly by handing…


Justin Britton ~ Auto and Industrial Diesel Technician

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Justin Britton loves machines. Always has. As a kid he remembers sitting on his father’s lap in the cab of a bulldozer. Once a year, his dad’s union used to have their version of “bring your kid to work day.” Justin loved to take the controls, if only for a moment, and feel the power…


Joshua Adamcyk ~ Anything is possible if you understand how it works

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Joshua Adamcyk did not do well in high school. His family was going through a difficult period that he refers to simply as “family issues.” It affected his schoolwork – badly. His grades were sub-par. So much so, that he was held back – twice. Even though Josh wasn’t excelling at his schoolwork, the meme…